Promoting a Restraint Free Culture Through Sensory Modulation
Repository Posting Date2018-03-22T18:53:04Z
Author(s)Glair, Colleen Marie; Belvin, Caitlin E.
Author DetailsColleen Marie Glair, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC; Caitlin Belvin, MS, OTR-L -- Behavioral Health Unit, Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Other Title(s)Mental Health Promotion
Level of EvidenceN/A
Through collaboration between occupational therapy and nursing a sensory modulation program was implemented on an inpatient behavioral health unit with significant reductions in restraint of patients and lost staff work time due to being injured by a patient. Program can be applied to all areas of care.